We help individuals and businesses in the Harrogate District to find volunteering opportunities. We also provide advice and support to groups which involve volunteers.
We are a registered charity and our service is completely free. Click below to find out how we can help you...
Ey up it's Yorkshire Day on 1st August!
In honour of Yorkshire Day on 1st August we've picked out our Top 5 Yorkshire Themed Volunteer Roles. Follow the links for more information.
1. Are you the next Alex Turner or Jarvis Cocker? Share your skills at Orb as a music volunteer.
2. Wild about whippets? Join the Harrogate Branch of the RSPCA to help in the rehoming of animals as one of their home visitors. Full training is provided.
3. Get kettle on... at Horticap as a volunteer tearoom assistant.
4. We all know if Yorkshire was a country we'd have come 12th in the Olympics. Help train future sports stars during Harrogate's Summer Football Week.
5. 'Kes c'mon Kes'. Learn more about wildlife and habitat management as a conservation volunteer with the National Trust at Brimham Rocks.
Or if none of those take your fancy search through our full listing of opportunities or pop in to the centre for some advice. We'll see thee!
Nominations Now Open for the Volunteering Oscars 2015
Do you know someone who does a lot for the local community? It could be a friend, family member, a volunteer you work with or even a local business. Why not show your appreciation by nominating them for a Volunteering Oscar.
There are 16 nomination categories and shortlisted nominees will be invited to our annual Volunteering Oscars Awards Ceremony at the Old Swan Hotel on 30th October 2015.
Ripon in Wonderland
2015 marks the 150th Anniversary of the publication of Alice in Wonderland. In honour of Ripon's connection with Lewis Carroll we have put together Ripon in Wonderland a guide to Alice themed events and activities in the Ripon community. Download the guide or pick up a free copy from venues round Ripon including the library, Museums and Community House.
If you would like further advice about volunteering in Ripon please contact us on 01423 509004 to arrange an appointment in Ripon.